Table 3

The relation between preoperative serum VEGF, CCL12, CCL18 and clinicopathological parameters in gastric cancer patients
Parameters VEGF CCL2 CCL18
r P r P r P
T 0.598 0.000 −0.065 0.623 −0.092 0.485
N 0.312 0.015 −0.266 0.040 −0.384 0.002
M 0.166 0.204 0.046 0.724 −0.220 0.091
TNM 0.531 0.000 −0.118 0.370 −0.386 0.002
Histological type −0.115 0.382 0.164 0.211 −0.296 0.022
Venous invasion −0.032 0.807 0.089 0.499 −0.112 0.393
Neuron invasion 0.061 0.644 −0.006 0.962 −0.025 0.848
Gender 0.029 0.826 0.125 0.341 0.088 0.504
Age 0.123 0.348 0.433 0.001 −0.084 0.525

r Correlation coefficients (r).

Wu et al.

Wu et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-15

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